Gluckstadt Journal

Firefighter training

Gluckstadt firefighters have been participated in a number of training exercises as of late, including extraction following automobile accidents.

Madison wants to annex north of city

Madison aldermen last week approved plans to annex about four square miles north of the city that’s drawing opposition from the new city of Gluckstadt. 

Sugar Daze offers fresh, homemade desserts

Sugar Daze Dessert Shop owner Anna McQuillen said her shop is all about making tasty desserts from scratch and seeing people return to her shop and become regulars. 

Southern Bancorp planning Gluckstadt branch

An Arkansas-based bank is slated to bring a new location to the Lucky City in early 2024, bank officials say.

Riptide Outdoors has plenty of gear

Supplying fishing gear and outdoor equipment is a side hustle for Riptide Outdoors owner Tyler Newton, but you wouldn’t know it from looking at his fully-stocked storefront off of Highway 51 in Gluckstadt.

Brooks celebrates 1-year anniversary with city

Executive Administrative Assistant Janet Brooks said her hands-on work with the city of Gluckstadt has been tremendously rewarding and she enjoys seeing the city change and grow in real time.

Board proclaims Bike Safety Month

The Lucky City has officially declared the month of May as National Bike Safety Month and encourages all citizens to take part and hop on a bike. 

Zumbro selected as Germantown High principal

Cody Zumbro said he is honored and humbled to be chosen as the next principal of Germantown High School and is excited to serve the students and family of the rapidly growing community. 

‘Lucky City’ turning 2

The Lucky City is approaching its second anniversary on June 6, and Mayor Walter Morrison said he couldn’t be more optimistic about the city’s future. 

Bowling alley in the works for Gluckstadt

GLUCKSTADT — A family-friendly entertainment center that will include bowling, an arcade, a sports bar and casual dining is on the way here, developers say.

Firefighters quench early morning blaze over weekend

No injuries have been reported after Gluckstadt Fire Department firefighters extinguished a blaze on Industrial Drive in Gluckstadt on Sunday.

GLUCKSTADT — Residents here have been warned to be on the lookout for burglars.

Filo’s Mediterranean serving authentic cuisine

Filo’s Mediterranean owner Pete Efstratiou's goal is to serve simple, quality Greek food fast. 

Alliance aims to grow businesses in community

Elizabeth Tyler, executive director of the Gluckstadt Madison Business Alliance, says their purpose is to grow businesses and strengthen the sense of community.

The Range offers women’s classes

The Range by Jimmy Primos is offering detailed, hands-on conceal carry classes for women to learn the basics of handling a weapon and how to properly use it. 

Businesses rally to aid tornado victims in Delta

Sullivan’s Marketplace partnered with the City of Gluckstadt and served as a large collection point for items to be sent to Rolling Fork after an EF-4 tornado devastated the Delta on March 24.

Mayor’s Youth Council celebrates first year

The Gluckstadt Mayor’s Youth Council has had a successful first year following a winter coat drive benefitting a local charity.

City’s sales tax collections on the rise each month

Less than two years into being a city, Gluckstadt officials say sales tax from a growing economy has brought a number of city services ahead of schedule.

Germantown Village set to open in mid-2024

Germantown Village is on schedule to open in the middle of 2024, developers say.

Bonds OK’d for police department

GLUCKSTADT — Funding for a new municipal court building and Police department  is moving forward after aldermen approved borrowing $8 million and issuing general obligation bonds. 

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